Do you have a lot of items in your home that you need to store in the basement? Think, holiday decorations, off-season clothing and toys one child may have outgrown, but that a second child will use in a year or two. What do you do with all of that “stuff” that you will want […]
What are some of the things you can do to create a larger living space? According to the basement waterproofing professionals from Everdry, many basements are forgotten entities in a home and, in some cases, with good reason. But, if you work with a waterproofing professional he can inspect your basement to look for any […]
What Is The Best Foundation For My Home?
It’s hard to say exactly which foundation is best, a concrete block or poured concrete though most builders choose poured walls for new homes. According to a survey by the Portland Cement Association, 72% of new homes with full basements are built with poured concrete wall systems while […]
The foundation is one of the first things built before the rest of your home is constructed. It’s important to maintain it well and probably should be checked to see how its foundation is. It is important to keep your basement dry. We all love the great things that come with the spring season. But […]
Moisture On Your Basement Walls
The function of a vapor barrier is to slow down the migration of water vapor. Where it is located in an assembly and its permeability is a function of climate, the characteristics of the materials that comprise the assembly and the interior conditions. Vapor barriers are not typically intended to retard the migration of […]
Making Sure Your Basement Waterproofing Contractor is Properly Insured
You’ve heard it said often that you should ensure that any contractor working on your property has the right insurance coverage. But what exactly does that mean? How can you make sure that you won’t be held liable for accidents or damage they cause?
Types of insurance […]
As much as we hate to think about it, winter storms will soon be blowing through the area. During the cold winter months, it’s great to be able to just stay inside and watch the snow pile up while you and your family are warm and comfortable inside the home. Once the storm has passed, […]
Choosing a Carbon Fiber Solution for the Repair of Foundation Cracks
Carbon fiber is a truly revolutionary material. It completely changed the rules of the game when it was introduced as a foundation repair method. It is an incredibly strong material and yet very light. There is no construction material that can boast of these […]
Winter has many aspects to it – the winter wonderland when the ground and trees are lightly covered in snow and are beautiful to those days and nights when the wind is whipping and your house is just overly cold. Those days, the overly cold ones, can lead to the pipes in your home freezing […]
Homeowners Inspection Checklist to Prevent Wet Basements
If you’re like most homeowners, inspecting your property is probably not on your list of priorities. In fact, millions of homeowners put off inspections until they are ready to sell their homes. They then discover serious issues that would have been easy to deal with had they been identified […]